Joseph Mack has given presentations throughout the United States to professional organizations such as the Medical Group Management Association, Healthcare Financial Management Association, California Managed Health Care Quality Coalition, and National Association of Senior Living Industries, as well as to multiple hospital Boards, and in conjunction with legal firms on virtually every topic in health care ranging from creating various provider organization models, valuation, mergers and acquisitions, managed care, benchmarking and clinical informatics, and the creation of integrated medicine programs.
Mr. Mack has also published and been quoted extensively in leading professional sources such as Managed Healthcare Executive, American Medical News, the California Association of Physician Groups’ CAPG Update, Managed Care Week, American Medical Group Association’s Group Practice Journal, Advance for Health Information Executives, HFMA Journal, Topics in Healthcare Financing, and the Medical Group Management Association’s Medical Group Management Journal.

Interviews

  • "Key Considerations Physicians Nearing Retirement Must Evaluate When Deciding Whether to Purchase an Electronic Medical Record." Interviewed on ReachMD XM Satellite Radio Channel 160 and ReachMD.com. August 16, 2010

Publications

  • Joseph M. Mack, MPA, "Meaningful Use Final Rule: 4 Tips for Hospitals." Managed Healthcare Executive. October 20, 2015.
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Alignment of Organizational Culture to Strategies and Leadership is Critical to Success of Clinical Integration and ACO Objectives.” Joseph Mack & Associates. White Paper. December 21, 2012.
  • Joseph M. Mack, Critical Success Factors in Developing and Implementing Medical Homes and Accountable Care Organizations.” Commissioned by Beecher Carlson as White Paper for its Clients, July 2010.
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Privacy and Security Lapses will Happen, So are You Ready to Cope with Them?” Modern Medicine, January 11, 2010 (online)
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Critical Success Factors in Implementing Privacy and Security,” Commissioned by Beecher Carlson as White Paper for its clients, September 2009
  • Joseph M. Mack and Paul O’Connor, “Applying ASP Solutions to P4P Challenges,” Managed Healthcare Executive, August 2004 (online)
  • Joseph M. Mack and Paul O’Connor, “Effective Technology Can Fund Quality Improvement and Pay-for-Performance Efforts,” Managed Healthcare Executive, August 2004
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Taking Charge of Demands for Your Patient-Related Data Using ASP Technology,” CAPG Update, California Association of Physician Groups, May 2004
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Practice Management Effort Needed to Retain Physicians,” Physician Practice Options, April 2004
  • Joseph M. Mack, “The Internet Empowers Clinical and Financial Performance Improvement To Unlock and Increase Medical Group Capital,” Group Practice Journal, American Medical Group Association, January 2004
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Physicians Can Improve Cash Flow 20% Annually,” Aon Physician Alliance Risk Advisor, January 2004
  • Joseph M. Mack and Stephen Harri, “High Profile Insurance Settlements Highlight Need for Better Technology,” Advance for Health Information Executives, August 2003
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Follow These Critical Success Factors to Make A Medicare Risk Plan Work (Part 2),” Capitation Contracts: A Guide to Negotiating Successful Agreements, February 1997
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Follow These Critical Success Factors to Make A Medicare Risk Plan Work (Part 1),” Capitation Contracts: A Guide to Negotiating Successful Agreements, January 1997
  • Joseph M. Mack, “How Provider Groups Can Benefit From a Medicare Risk Plan,” Medicare Managed Care Report, January 1997
  • Joseph M. Mack, “MSAs: Boom or Bust for Providers?” Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems, November 1996
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Pitfalls for Providers Include ‘Definition Creep’ and ‘Service Area Encroachment’,” Capitation Contracts: A Guide to Negotiating Successful Agreements, October 1996
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Health Care Bill’s MSAs Could Mean Boom or Bust for Providers Who Integrate,” Capitation Contracts: A Guide to Negotiating Successful Agreements, September 1996
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Well-Aligned Incentives Promise Quality -- and Deliver That and More,” Capitation Contracts: A Guide to Negotiating Successful Agreements, March 1996
  • Joseph M. Mack and Jamie D. Phillips, “Utilization Management and Quality Assurance in Capitated Medical Group Practices,” Chapter in the Health Care Capitation and Risk Contracting Manual, January 1995
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Performance Improvement in Medicare HMOs,” Capitation and Medical Practices, October 1994
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Improving Managed Care Relationships: The Physician’s Perspective,” Topics In Healthcare Financing, September 1993
  • Michael Thomas, Joseph M. Mack, and Peter Grant, “Practical Issues in New Medical Group Formations: Preparing Pro Forma Financial Projections,” Northern California Medicine, April 1992
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Are Open Ended or Point of Service Plans Right For You?” Medical Group Management Journal, January 1992
  • Joseph M. Mack, “What Physicians Want From A Bonding Program,” Hospital Bonding Programs, January 1990
  • Joseph M. Mack, “Hospital Relationships With HMOs,” Networking, Winter 1987

Presentations

  • “New Partnerships Create Increased Managed Care Compliance and Patient Financial Services Risk. Does Your New “Integrated Delivery System” Have The Infrastructure to Implement And Comply with the Myriad Of New Regulatory Requirements?” Healthcare Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Southern California & San Diego/Imperial Chapters, September 2013.
  • “Texas Insurance Risk Issues and Protections,” Surgicare, Inc., October 2004
  • “Using Business Intelligence Solutions to Redesign Clinical Processes Generates Additional Capital for Providers,” Aon, Inc., Spring Training, March 2004
  • “Decision Support and Process Improvement Solutions Provide Physicians with Critical Information to Generate Additional Capital,” Aon, Inc., Spring Training, March 2004
  • “Critical Success Factors In Implementing HIPAA,” Los Angeles Medical Group Management Association, January 2003
  • “Critical Success Factors In Implementing HIPAA,” Orange County Medical Group Management Association, May 2001
  • “Critical Success Factors for Developing and Implementing Best Practices,” The California Managed Health Care Quality Coalition, The Managed Care Jungle: A Survival Kit, February 2001
  • “Positioning Yourself for the Future: Strategic and Business Opportunities,” Los Angeles Medical Group Management Association, February 2000
  • “Integrative Medicine – The Paradigm Shift,” Hooper, Lundy and Bookman, September 1999
  • “The Future of Primary Care,” University of California Irvine, Graduate School of Management, Health Care Alumni Group, March 1997
  • “Medicare Risk Contracts: A Panel Discussion on How They Work From Providers’ View,” Healthcare Financial Management Educational Foundation, June 1996
  • “Improving Performance within Medical Groups,” San Diego Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), May 1996
  • “The Impact of Managed Care on Senior Housing,” National Association of Senior Living Industries, December 1995
  • “Preparing for Managed Care: What the Newcomer Needs to Know,” Global Business Research, October 1995
  • “Capitation Course,” KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP, KPMG Business School, October 1995
  • “Business Process Reengineering for Performance Improvement in Medical Groups,” Medical Group Management Association, Western Conference Annual Meeting, June 1995
  • “Physician Compensation Strategies for Academic Practices in a Managed Care Environment,” Medical Group Management Association, Academic Practice Assembly, May 1995
  • “Benefits of Integration,” Orange Prevention and Treatment Integrated Medical Assistance Program (“OPTIMA”), Orange County Medicaid Managed Care Program, December 1994
  • “The Emergence of the Equity-Based Hospital/Physician Managed Care Model,” KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP and Shattuck Hammond Partners, October 1994
  • “Market Conversion Dynamics,” John F. Kennedy Hospital Board Retreat, October 1994
  • "RX for Medical Practice Acquisitions,” Ernst & Young, Denver, CO, March 1994
  • “Health Care Reform in Washington: Strategies for Surviving the Change,” Six seminars within Washington addressing state and national health care reform, May 1993
  • “Hospital-Physician Integration: What’s Right, When and How?” Dechert Price and Rhoads, Philadelphia, June 1993
  • “Process Improvement Techniques for Medical Groups,” California Medical Group Management Association, April 1993
  • “Managed Care: Trends, Opportunities, Strategies, Responses,” Healthcare Financial Management Association, Washington D.C. Metropolitan Chapter, February 1993
  • “Strategic Positioning,” Orange County Medical Group Management Association, February 1993
  • “System Affiliation: Its Time Has Come,” Southern California Association of Foundation Professionals, July 1992
  • “Success in Medicare Risk Programs,” Medical Group Management Association, Western Conference Annual Meeting, June 1992
  • “Medical Group Valuation,” Medical Administrators of Los Angeles, March 1992
  • “Implications of RBRVS,” Health Care Management Association of Southern California, March 1992
  • “Medicare Risk Contracting: An Opportunity With Continuing Challenges,” Medical Group Management Association, Prepaid Healthcare Assembly, February 1992
  • “What Medical groups Want From a Managed Care Contract,” Health Care Financial Management Association, October 1991
  • “Capitated Medicare Programs: The Critical Success Factors,” Unified Medical Group Association and Secure Horizons Health Plan, September 1991
  • “The Financial Analysis of HMOs,” Medical Group Management Association, March 1991
  • "Will an HMO or PPO Relationship Help Your Facility?” Health Care Forum, April 1986

Quotations

  • “Seven Ways Hillary Clinton Would Change Health Care.” Managed Healthcare Executive. May 5, 2016.

  • “How Trump Would Change Health Care.” Managed Healthcare Executive. May 4, 2016.

  • “Seven Ways Trump’s Health Care Plan Differs from ObamaCare.” Managed Healthcare Executive. April 19, 2016.

  • “Experts Assess Trump’s 7-Point Health Care Plan.  Managed Healthcare Executive.  March 16, 2016.
  • “Have CMS, AHIP Cured Quality Measure Fatigue?” Managed Healthcare Executive. February 17, 2016.
  • “Republican Candidates: Healthcare Views at a Glance.” Managed Healthcare Executive. November 17, 2015.
  • “Democratic Debate: 5 Key Takeaways for Healthcare Execs.” Managed Healthcare Executive. October 14, 2015.
  • “The Top 5 Ways Health Plans Can Become Member-Centric.” Managed Healthcare Executive. March, 2014.
  • “Cigna Charts New Course With Requirement For Genetic Counseling Before Some Tests.” Health Plan Week. August 26, 2013.
  • “EMR Purchase Poses Dilemma for Doctors Near Retirement.” American Medical News. August 16, 2010.
  • Coventry Feeds Appetite for Small Regional Plans with MHP Deal.” Health Plan Week. Volume 20, Number 24. (July 12, 2010).
  • “Health Plans May Need Communications Transplant to Avoid Lawsuits, Higher Costs,” Health Plan Week, 20, No. 14 (April 19, 2010)
  • “Federal Insurance Czar Debated,” Managed Healthcare Executive E-News, July 13, 2009 (online)
  • “Highmark-IBC union creates major player in Pennsylvania,” Managed Healthcare Executive, May 1, 2007 (online)
  • “Predictions for the Massachusetts Mandate,” Managed Healthcare Executive, 16, No. 10, (October 2006) 34
  • “State of the Industry: 2007,” Managed Healthcare Executive, October 1, 2006 (online)
  • “More from Desktop Resources,” Managed Healthcare Executive, August 1, 2006 (online)
  • “Top 20 States by HMO Enrollment,” Managed Healthcare Executive, August 1, 2006 (online)
  • “More on Drug Classes from the March 2006 Desktop Resource,” Managed Healthcare Executive, March 1, 2006, (online)
  • “Managed Care Coverage for Specific Drug Classes,” Managed Healthcare Executive, March 1, 2006 (online)
  • “Health Plans Enhance Member Experience by Integrating Payment Options into New Offerings,” Managed Healthcare Executive, January 1, 2006 (online)
  • “National HMO Enrollment by State,” Managed Healthcare Executive, December 1, 2005 (online)
  • “Consider a Disaster Preparedness Plan for Medical Records,” Managed Healthcare Executive, October 1, 2005 (online)
  • “More on Hurricane Katrina from Newswire,” Managed Healthcare Executive, October 1, 2005 (online)
  • “Quest for Quality Bonus: How Best to Position Yourself for a Benefit,” American Medical News, June 7, 2004 (online)
  • “Hospitals Build Reporting Capabilities as Payers Develop Quality Incentive Programs,” Managed Care Week, March 22, 2004

Contact Us Today!

Joseph Mack & Associates
P.O. Box 23
Dana Point, CA 92629


Phone: (949) 481-0602

E-mail: joseph.mack@jmahealthcare.com

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